— Conegliano Valdobbiadene

28 December 2016

Vinepair | Everything You Need To Know About Prosecco DOCG

If you think all Proseccos are created equal, think again. While all wine labeled Prosecco comes from northern Italy, one region in particular — Conegliano Valdobbiadene — produces the most elegant expressions. Because of its high quality, the region boasts Italy’s most prestigious status, Prosecco Superiore DOCG.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene is Prosecco‘s birthplace. Vines have been present in the region since ancient times. Steep hillsides, stony soils, and cooling breezes off the Adriatic create a moderate climate and promote ideal growing conditions. This optimal climate also makes for fresh, vibrant grapes that are high in acidity, perfect for growing Glera, the signature grape of Prosecco wines. […]